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Liberating Energy from Carbon: Introduction to Decarbonization

  • Nazim Muradov

Part of the Lecture Notes in Energy book series (LNEN, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 427-433

About this book

Introduction

Liberating Energy from Carbon analyzes energy options in a carbon-constrained world. Major strategies and pathways to decarbonizing the carbon-intensive economy are laid out with a special emphasis on the prospects of achieving low-risk atmospheric CO2 levels. The opportunities and challenges in developing and bringing to market novel low- and zero-carbon technologies are highlighted from technical, economic and environmental viewpoints. This book takes a unique approach by treating carbon in a holistic manner—tracking its complete transformation chain from fossil fuel sources to the unique properties of the CO2 molecule, to carbon capture and storage, and, finally, to CO2 industrial utilization and its conversion to value-added products and fuels. This concise but comprehensive sourcebook guides readers through recent scientific and technological developments as well as commercial projects that aim for the decarbonization of the fossil fuel-based economy and CO2 utilization that will play an increasingly important role in the near- and mid-term future. This book is intended for researchers, engineers, and students working and studying in practically all areas of energy technology and alternative energy sources and fuels.

Keywords

CO2 emission Fossil fuel decarbonization carbon capture and storage carbon-neutral fuels hydrogen generation hydrogen production

Authors and affiliations

  • Nazim Muradov
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida Solar Energy CenterUniversity of Central FloridaCocoaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-0545-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-0544-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-0545-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-1284
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-1292
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